Dr Trevor Francis
Chief Technology Officer
After joining as a management trainee, Trevor’s career at Unilever spanned 29 years, initially in Manufacturing and that included 3 years as Production Director in Cote D’Ivoire, The second half of Trevor’s career at Unilever was spent in a number of Research and Development roles that culminated as Global VP R & D Homecare in 2001.
During Trevor’s period in R & D, he managed teams that brought a number of successful innovations to the market place. Trevor was also a principal driver in developing a progressive approach to Fragrance Management. After Unilever, Trevor established a management consultancy working with a number of consumer and chemical companies before starting work as a consultant with Byotrol Consumer Products (BCP) not long after its inception.
Trevor is a graduate in Applied Chemistry of Queen’s University, Belfast and following completion of his Ph.D. at Queen’s he worked under Professor Zahn as a Post-Doctoral Fellow at DWI Aachen, Germany.